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LA County Department of Public Social Services

The LA County Department of Public Social Services helps low-income families and individuals with a variety of programs and services for financial assistance through benefits programs, as well as housing and job assistance.

General Info

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. — 7:30 p.m., Saturday from 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
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Contact Info

(866) 613-3777


  • Cash Assistance- Apply for cash assistance and benefits for low-income individuals.
  • Food and Nutrition - Explore and apply for food programs such as CalFresh and EBT.
  • Health Care - Find information about the Medi-Cal program that provides comprehensive health coverage to those with limited incomes.
  • Job Services - Find programs that assist people with finding employment.
  • Homeless Services - Explore various Homeless Programs and Services designed to assist families and individuals who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless.
  • Seniors and Persons with Disabilities - Explore general relief, in-home support services, and more.
  • Protect Your Rights - Find resources to help you know your rights and to learn more about Appeals and State Hearings.
  • Community Services - Discover various community services that help with Domestic Violence issues, resources for veterans and volunteers, and more. Additional Resources - Check out more resources surrounding topics such as commonly request documents, veterans, and countywide benefits.
  • Benefits - Apply for benefits, such as CalFresh.